Methodology

Below are resources that include more information on technical data definitions and data sourcing.

DATA DICTIONARY

Each of the charts on this website is built using data that comes from clearly defined measures. The HQCA has summarized these measure definitions in a data dictionary. It includes more information about things like the measure calculations, sources of the data, analytical assumptions, exclusions, and limitations.

Click here for the data dictionary.

SURVEY METHODOLOGY

From October 2018 to March 2019 the HQCA surveyed clients about their experiences with home care.

Click here for the survey methodology.